lucy24 - 6:33 am on Aug 26, 2013 (gmt 0)
I was commenting on the "URLs need to exist" line. I've just gone back and checked; the computer doesn't seem to care a whit if you ask them to remove an URL that never existed in the first place. So I've now got the directory /foobars/ listed as "removed".
:: counting on fingers ::
Wonder if they'll try to crawl /foobars/ come November now that they've been told to ignore it for three months?
is the URL parameter function to going to help me wide out all my duplicate content pages
No. The parameter function applies only to parameters.
I had a slower look at your first post. You never actually say that you're getting duplicate content in google. And I don't understand how
could be different from
is the same page as
which seemed to be what you're saying.
If the problem is that your CMS is returning valid pages when you request an invalid parameter value (not name) then that's a CMS problem, not a Google SEO problem. We can still help, but it has to be asked in a different way.